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Commercial Law Middlesex University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Studying an LLB at Middlesex you will gain the legal skills and abilities to complete the academic stage of training, and with your qualification, embark on the next stage of vocational training to become a fully qualified solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. You will specialise in how law governs both national and international business and trade.

Why study LLB Commercial Law at Middlesex University?

An LLB Commercial Law from Middlesex is recognised by the two main legal professional bodies, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (solicitors) and the Bar Standards Board (barristers) as a Qualifying Law Degree that satisfies the first (or ‘academic’) stage of professional legal education and training. It additionally develops your understanding of the ethical, social, political, economic, cultural and historical contexts within which the law operates, as well as providing skills of legal analysis and an ability to evaluate legal systems and processes.
The LLB Commerical Law combines the compulsory ‘Foundations of Legal Knowledge’, a requirement of the legal professional bodies to satisfy the first or academic stage of professional legal education, with optional modules that explore further specific areas of expertise within the law. The seven ‘Foundations of Legal Knowledge’ are: Public Law, the Law of Contract, Tort, EU Law, Criminal Law, Equity and Trusts, and Land Law. These form the core modules of your LLB as a Qualifying Law Degree. Additionally you will gain specialist knowledge and understanding of Commercial Law and its complexities, developing skills and equipping you with expertise to move towards professional and related practice in this area.

The course further integrates work placements within the programme and extra-curricular to the programme. You will benefit from a vibrant clinical legal education initiative that places law students with professional legal bodies and practitioners in order to combine hands-on work experience with the formal requirements of legal academic education. They will support you in developing specialist skills such as mooting and mediation and you will have the opportunity to take part in formal mooting and mediation competitions nationally and internationally. Our LLB Commercial Law graduates are experienced and skilled in the practicalities of everyday professional practice, indispensable for both the legal and non-legal graduate workplace.
Course highlights

You will study a programme that is relevant to the legal profession and employers in general and lays the foundations for a successful career in Commercial Law, commerce or business
You will study the core law modules that meet the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (solicitors) and the Bar Standards Board (barristers) for the first (or ‘academic’) stage of professional legal education and training
Your course is taught across three campuses, in London, Mauritius and Dubai, with the option of transferring for one (or more) year of study to one of our overseas campuses
You will integrate applied work-based and skills-based modules that allow you to prepare practically as well as academically for a successful career, both within and outside of the legal professions
Our outstanding academic reputation places our students at the heart of legal research and innovation. You will be guided by an academic team of nationally and internationally-recognised experts in their chosen fields of law, with links to professional legal bodies and organisations at the local, national and international levels
As a student of this course you will receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Course details

Modules

Year 1: English Legal System (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Contract Law (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Legal Method (30 Credits) - Compulsory
Public Law (30 Credits) - Compulsory.
Year 2: Criminal Law (30 Credits) - Compulsory, EU Law (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Tort (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Legal Ethics (30 Credits) - Optional, Consumers and the Law (30 Credits) - Optional, Human Rights (30 Credits) - Optional
Jurisprudence (30 Credits) - Optional
Year 3: Equity and Trusts (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Land Law (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Business Organisations (30 Credits) - Optional
Child and Family Law (30 Credits) - Optional, Employment Law (30 Credits) - Optional, Evidence (30 Credits) - Optional, Immigration, Nationality And Asylum Law in the UK (30 Credits) - Optional, Medical Law (30 Credits) - Optional, Project (30 Credits) - Optional
Public International Law (30 Credits) - Optional, Advanced Mooting and Advocacy (30 Credits) - Optional, Strategic Lawyering (30 Credits) - Optional


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code M293
Institution code M80
Campus name Hendon Campus
Campus code H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
P: 30 credits
Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3 (15 distinction or higher)
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE grade C or above in English or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
PTE Academic 51.0 With at least 51 in all components
TOEFL (iBT) 72.0 With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Middlesex University
Hendon Campus
The Burroughs
Barnet
NW4 4BT


Clearing contact details

Clearing Helpline

020 8411 6565


Course contact details

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Admissions Enquiries

020 8411 5555

Fax: 020 8411 5649